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Herbert Arthur Dyke Acland

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Herbert Arthur Dyke Acland

1886 Born son of Francis E D Acland and his wife Marian at Shoeburyness[1]

Educated at Harrow and Cambridge

1908 Pupil at Davy Brothers, Sheffield, erecting plant at customers' premises

1911 Assistant engineer at Davy Brothers, Sheffield; of Banstead, Surrey; associate of Inst Civil Engineers[2]

1914 Married Maud Branson in Sheffield[3]

1918 Associate of I Mech E; Assistant director of production, Armament Production Dept, Admiralty, London[4]

1923 Member of I Mech E

1924 Worked for Still Engine Co

1968 died in Maidenhead[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. Civil engineer records
  3. BMD
  4. Mechanical engineer records
  5. BMD